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The New Zealand Defence Industry Association Forum, otherwise known as the Weapons Conference, starts in Wellington on 7th October 2008 at the Duxton Hotel in Wellington. We will be assembling at the Duxton at 9am (7th October 2008) for a protest. [ More ]

At this conference New Zealand and overseas companies showcase wares developed for military use and multinational weapons manufacturers network about new technology and lucrative contracts. Representatives from corporations such as Lockheed Martin, manufacturer of a wide range of weapons and missile systems, are in attendance. Also in attendence will be US company Cubic Defense, who now owns infamous (ex) NZ Company Oscmar, who supply military technology to Indonesia and Israel (among many others).

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